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Elements of Sociology: A Critical Canadian Introduction, Second Edition: Chapter 10

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the 'Submit my answers' button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) medical practices are intensely social
b) medical beliefs are intensely social
c) medical beliefs are intensely psycho-social
d) Both a. and b.

Question 2:


a) Talcott Parsons
b) Émile Durkheim
c) Karl Marx
d) Nellie McClung

Question 3:


a) is the application of the standard principles and practices of Western scientific disciplines in the treatment of symptoms of illness
b) utilizes physical tests to find physical entities
c) applies physical medicines and therapies
d) All of the above.

Question 4:


a) Taking a yoga class
b) Using bright lights to study
c) Taking a Tylenol for a headache
d) Both a. and b.

Question 5:


a) Reductionist
b) Absolutist
c) Bio-cultural
d) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) a process wherein certain behaviours or conditions are defined as medical problems, rather than moral or legal issues
b) a process that focuses on alternative medicine
c) a highly controversial process of hiring doctors and nurses
d) Both a. and b.

Question 7:


a) The number of female medical students is greater in Quebec.
b) The relative number of male nurses is smaller in Quebec.
c) The cost of tuition fees for medical students is greater in Quebec.
d) All of the above.

Question 8:


a) become surgeons
b) be sued for malpractice
c) join professional organizations
d) All of the above.

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False

Question 13:


a) True
b) False

Question 14:


a) True
b) False

Question 15:


a) True
b) False

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False